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Burundi robotics teens may have 'self-initiated' vanishing

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 15:56:35 GMT2017-07-21T15:56:35Z

McLEAN, Va. (AP) -- Organizers of an international robotics competition in the U.S. capital believe the disappearance of six teens from Burundi may have been "self-initiated."...



China would consider sending troops for Djibouti-Eritrea

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 14:25:37 GMT2017-07-21T14:25:37Z

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) -- China would consider sending peacekeeping troops to a disputed Djibouti-Eritrea border region after Qatar pulled out its troops last month, China's top diplomat to the African Union said Friday, as the Asian giant's military role overseas grows....



Zimbabwe's Mugabe, 93, reappears after medical treatment

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 14:03:05 GMT2017-07-21T14:03:05Z

LUPANE, Zimbabwe (AP) -- Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has made his first public appearance since undergoing medical treatment in Singapore earlier this month....



Tanzania: Opposition figure arrested for rebuking president

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 13:00:32 GMT2017-07-21T13:00:32Z

DODOMA, Tanzania (AP) -- Tanzanian authorities said Friday they are holding an opposition figure who is accused of calling President John Magufuli a dictator....



The Latest: Robotics coach heard rumors teens might stay

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 11:30:04 GMT2017-07-21T11:30:04Z

McLEAN, Va. (AP) -- The Latest on Burundi teenagers missing after an international robotics competition in Washington, D.C. (all times local):...



Gambia investigators find dozens more Jammeh-linked assets

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 11:10:11 GMT2017-07-21T11:10:11Z

BANJUL, Gambia (AP) -- Gambia's justice minister says investigators have uncovered dozens of additional properties, bank accounts and companies belonging to former president Yahya Jammeh....



Cameroon finds 2 bodies after 34 soldiers missing in capsize

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 10:51:23 GMT2017-07-21T10:51:23Z

YAOUNDE, Cameroon (AP) -- Cameroon's coast guard says two bodies have been found out of 34 soldiers who went missing when a military vessel capsized off the Central African country's Atlantic coast Sunday....